April: Only Four Months To Go

April: Only Four Months To Go

APRIL: ONLY FOUR MONTHS TO GO ; August 1 is only four months out. That’s not that long. When I had the idea of going to Alaska on a motorcycle, I can admit to not really thinking it all the way through. Yeah, I’ve been known to do that. I will need to camp...
Kitt Peak Ride

Kitt Peak Ride

KITT PEAK RIDE 20 MILES OF MOUNTAIN TWISTIES ; I wanted to go somewhere cool, and also to practice what having butt in saddle for 340 miles in one day felt like. Not bad, but I still want to get a custom, more distance friendly seat for the Fairbanks trip. The route...
As I Prepare for the Journey: An Update

As I Prepare for the Journey: An Update

PREPARING FOR THE JOURNEY AN UPDATE OF WHAT IS GOING ON ; It’s starting to feel a little real these days. When I decided to go to Fairbanks by motorcycle I didn’t actually have a motorcycle, nor had I ridden one in about 40 years. I have always missed...
Communications May Be Easier

Communications May Be Easier

This device seems pretty cool. It simply fits into your pocket and you use your phone as you normally would, but with ‘walkie-talkie’ type of connection. So it stays the main device for communication. Looking into it....
Daily Maps: Proposed February 2016

Daily Maps: Proposed February 2016

These can of course change, but I think this should be a fairly close itinerary. This should give us time to see what we are traveling through, make photos, take short excursions. Day 16 is reserved for hanging out in Fairbanks. Days 18-19 reserved for the Anchorage...